Dr. Athikho Kaisii
Centre for Culture Media & Governance,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Athikho Kaisii is currently an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Culture, Media & Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has completed his Ph.D from the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His area of specialization is sociology of media and he is interested in media and movements, media and violence, oral tradition, folklore, youth and media, and media and democracy with a focus on South East Asia.
Among others, he authored a book on Youth and Media in Violence Situation: Frontier Tribes in Indian State (2014) and Co-edited a book on Tribal Philosophy and Culture: Mao Naga of Northeast edited with Heni Francis Ariina (2012). To his credit, few chapters were also published in edited books. Besides presenting papers in various conferences/seminars, he also published articles in some referred journals such as Asian Communication Research, South Asian Anthropologist, Labour and Development and Eastern Quarter.
He had also associated with some major projects in the capacity of Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) such as “Minorities and the Indian Press: Marginalization and Exclusion in the News Media”, ICSSR, Govt. of India, “Mediated Publics and Machines of Democracy,” ICSSR, Govt. of India, and “Communicating Peace” in collaboration with Global Partnership for Prevention of Arms Conflict, Netherlands and & Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Colombo.